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$1 million lottery scratch-off ticket purchased in Broward County

Posted: 1:06 PM, Dec 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-14 18:06:23Z
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Broward County man has claimed his $1 million prize from a lucky Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket.

According to the Florida Lottery, 52-year-old Michael Becker purchased a $20 Monopoly Jackpot ticket at a Publix on S. Flamingo Road in Plantation.

He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $715,000.

Scratch-off games generated more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund in fiscal year 2017-18, comprising approximately 69% of ticket sales.